Nina is the founder of The Innovator-Connector™, an advocate for diversity and inclusion in the tech ecosystem, encompassing intellectual property, economic development, social justice, small business, and access to resources for innovators in underrepresented groups. Ms. Archie launched The Innovator-Connector™ which is an innovative consulting firm creating access to resources, initiatives, and solutions for client’s projects involving intellectual property, commercialization, government funding, small business ownership, and diversity gap issues. Ms. Archie has held positions as a Former Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as well as a Technology Transfer Specialist at National Institute for Health’s Intellectual Property Office. Ms. Archie’s expertise includes creating initiatives, providing strategies, and advocating for policy and programs to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in the patent and commercialization process. Ms. Archie holds a Bachelor of Science and Master’s of Science degrees. Ms. Archie holds a Technology Transfer Certification. Ms. Archie is a candidate for the Master’s in Public Policy at George Mason University.